February’s Goal Met

I remember when I was little…I wanted time to go by faster. I was one of those kids who loved school and couldn’t wait for school to start. I know there were so many times when I would ask my mom when was summer over.

Don’t get me wrong, I was a water baby and loved Summer! But there were times when it seemed so long. Mom would always tell me ” to enjoy the time I had because when I got older time would go faster!” That always seemed so funny to me. How was it possible? Why would that happen?

Well here I am to utter those words…..mom was right!!😄

How does it happen that time goes by so quickly. This month has been full of wonderful things and some not so wonderful things. I did complete my goal. You can read more about what goal I set and why here.

I am happy to share with ElmStreetQuilts my finished project.

I am very happy with how this has turned out. I am not going to put a border on, I think the binding will finish it out just fine. This finishes at 35.5″ x 37.5″.

I was making good progress and put it on my machine ready to quilt up. Which is further along then I actually thought I would be at this point (happy dance).

And there it is today. I had to put it to the back burner whilst I took on a important commission. I made that delivery yesterday, so I am hoping to get this quilted today.

I am really very happy with this progress. I did a lot this month: secret sewing, three Blocks of the Month, a swap finish up, a large commission, two Sew Along’s and started a new hexie swap this month. Not to say that I did not do other things in my non sewing world.  It always surprises me what I can accomplish when I am just sewing in those pockets of time that I might otherwise not have. Ten minutes here and there really do add up. I found that sewing a few stitches while cooking meals really was found time. I also find that if I had things prepped and pre cut out: then things went faster when I did sit down to sew.

What tips and tricks do you do, to find that little bit of time to sew?? I love learning new things that allow me to enjoy my creativity. Making is in my blood: I would not know what to do without that ability.

Now to shift gears and think about what I would like to finish next. I have so many WIP/UFO’s to choose from. I have time to think about it for now. I hop that you will come and check out what I have decided.


Until next time………….Go Make!!


One Reply to “February’s Goal Met”

  1. Looks wonderful! Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and congrats on your finish.


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